Articles in the category Stress

Holiday Stress: 5 Tips to Cope with It

As soon as the malls start playing Christmas carols, we can’t help but feel our spirits lift. Yet we also dread the anxiety and stress that come with every holiday season ever since we turned adults. It’s the time for drawing up our gifts list, meeting relatives we sometimes wish we didn’t have to and […]

9 Ways To Relax Without Paying For It

For a lot of people these days, finding ways to relax without paying for it is a challenge. Relaxing has to be watching a movie, going on a vacation or pampering the body at a spa. But these things cost money, and end up stressing you out especially if you’re on a tight budget. 

How Blogging Can Help Reduce Stress and Improve Wellbeing

Documenting your thoughts is no longer limited to journals and diaries, there are so many ways to go online. Creative and expressive writing provide a number of benefits that help to relieve stress and alleviate negative emotions. While journaling and diarizing thoughts is a wonderful personal experience, blogging has the added advantage of allowing writers […]

Should You Buy Into the Adult Coloring Book Craze?

Adult coloring books have been around for a long time, but it wasn’t till around 2012-2013 that they became commercially successful. 2015, however, was the year the adult coloring book craze spread all over the world. Did you know that about 12 million adult coloring books were sold last year? 12 million! And it doesn’t […]

5 Daily Rituals to Reduce Stress and Maximize Happiness

Stress is a normal aspect of the daily grind. A tough workload, relationship problems, money problems; stress is always just around the corner. Fortunately, there are also countless ways to reduce stress and develop a more positive outlook. This involves shifting your focus away from the daily stressors and into the bits of happiness that […]

How to Use Expressive Writing to Relieve Stress

What expressive writing isn’t is, it is not primarily reading material for other people. You don’t have to be scrupulous about proper sentence syntax and grammar. You’re not required to take an objective approach nor are you bound by certain literary rules. And you’re not writing to educate or inform readers.

Stress Test: How Stressed Are You?

The importance of dealing with stress cannot be stressed enough because most of us – if not all – are subject to stress every single day. Some of us deal with it better than others, but sometimes, we don’t realize just how bad the situation is. You may not realize it, but perhaps you are […]

15 Relaxing Things to Do to Quickly Relieve Stress

Relaxing should be intuitive, shouldn’t it? Who doesn’t want to feel relaxed and stress-free? While that seems like a no-brainer, for people who are under constant stress – whether because of work or other personal issues – being able to truly relax may not be easy. There is no such thing as an “ON/OFF” switch […]

How to Stop Stressing Out When You Know You’ll Be Stressing Out

“There is nothing to fear but fear itself.” (This quote is from FDR’s first inaugural address.) Likewise, there is nothing to stress out about but stress itself. I think that’s a valid argument, isn’t it? There are certain things that we fear, don’t like, or worry about. By default, when we know that we are […]

6 Things You Can Do To Relieve Stress At Work. 

We all live busy lives. Whether you have two jobs, two kids or two too many emails to check, we all are stretched a little thin these days. On top of our busy lives, many of us sit at a desk most of the day. This is not what our bodies are designed to do. […]